Profiles And Contributions To This Article

A return-on-investment analysis of impacts on James Cook University medical students and rural workforce resulting from participation in extended rural placements

Torres  Woolley

Dr Torres Woolley ORCID logo

qualifications: PhD, MPHTM

contribution: Study conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript

position: Evaluation Coordinator

Australia


Tarun  Sen Gupta

Prof Tarun Sen Gupta ORCID logo

qualifications: FRACGP, FACRRM

contribution: Study conception and design, Analysis and interpretation of data, Critical revision

position: Professor

Australia

Tarun Sen Gupta is Professor of Health Professional Education and Head of the Townsville Clinical School at the James Cook University College of Medicine and Dentistry, North Queensland, Australia. He was in rural practice in Richmond, north-west Queensland from 1987-1993, and has worked in rural medical education since 1993. He is a Rural Generalist Training Adviser for Queensland's Rural Generalist Pathway, a board member of the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland and the Rural Doctors Foundation, and Chair of the ACRRM Assessment Committee.


Ruth A Stewart

Prof Ruth Stewart

qualifications: FACRRM, DRANZCOG adv

contribution: Study conception and design, Acquisition of data, Critical revision

position: National Rural Health Commissioner for Australia

Australia

Role and profile Associate Professor Ruth Stewart MBBS (Uni Melb 1985), FACRRM, DRANZCOG Dr Ruth Stewart is the Director of Rural Clinical Training and Support, Associate Professor of Rural Medicine at James Cook University School of Medicine, Australia. She works clinically at Mareeba Hospital in far north Queensland as a Senior Medical Officer, is a Director of Rural Generalist Training with the Queensland Rural Generalist Program and is a member of the Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service board. Ruth worked for twenty-two years as a procedural GP in South West Victoria, Australia. And between 2008 and 2012 she worked with Deakin University where she developed and implemented the Integrated Model of Medical Education in Rural Settings (Deakin IMMERSe) for Deakin University. In December 2013 Ruth was awarded a PhD by Flinders University Faculty of Health Sciences for her thesis "Lessons from the development of a maternity managed clinical network in a low Volume rural context" Teaching Responsibilities Associate Professor Stewart is the academic lead for the Rural Internship rotation at James Cook University College of Medicine and oversees all rural placements at JCU. She is also course director for the Masters of Rural and Remote Medicine post-graduate course at JCU Research Interests Ruth's research interests are rural maternity care and policy, rural health service and rural medical education.


Aaron  Hollins

Dr Aaron Hollins

qualifications: FACRRM, FAFPHM

contribution: Study conception and design, Critical revision

position: Senior Lecturer


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